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Daisy chain of two Dell U2414H to Macbook Pro Retina 13''

My MacBook Pro have only two thunderbolt ports. My new external monitors are Dell U2414H connected to MacBook Pro using Display Port to Mini Display Port cable each one. In this situation I'm unable ...
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Questionable Wi-Fi problem on MBP: how to analyse it?

I can't all of the sudden turn on WiFi on my MBP. I have upgraded to Yosemite half a year ago and it was all working fine until today. I tried some tips from this thread Can't turn on wifi on Mac ...
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MacBook Pro Mid 2012 startup chime from right speaker only

After installing a ssd into my Macbook pro mid 2012 (not retina), i noticed that the startup chime is coming only from the right speaker. (I am not sure if it was always like that or if its because of ...
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OS X Yosemite: System slow and using a lot of RAM

I noticed that my OS X sometimes goes very laggy and it does everything slowly. I opened up Activity Monitor and I saw that it's using a lot of memory. Any ideas on how to fix this (because I guess ...
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My early 2008 MacBookPro has a different DVI and the adaptor I need is not in stock anywhere

My early 2008 MacBookPro has a different DVI to later 2008 and the adaptor I need is not in stock anywhere I am considering putting Apple TV from my Humax to enable my MacBook Pro to link wirelessly
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MacBook restarting frequently

My computer (a Macbook Pro 13" with 8GB RAM) has been restarting frequently and today I finally caught it before restarting and saw a "panic report." I'm not really sure what it means, so any help ...
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Does the Mail app store the email on the storage drive?

I bought a new Macbook pro the other day and I set up my mail account on it. It started syncing mail from about two years ago. I was worried that it might be storing mails on the storage disk and ...
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How to set it up to switch between tabs using TAB key on Macbook?

On the image below this is what I want to do. I want to be able to switch tab options with TAB key.
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Any way to have CPU temperature in the menu bar?

I tried SMC fan control and Temperature Monitor but it does not update the temperature and I do not wish to change the fan speed.
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Conventional zoom behaviour in OS X

I would like to replicate the conventional zoom behaviour of 'ctrl +'/'ctrl -' with the mouse scroll functionality. Probably a new feature, but I preferred the original behaviour. Consequently I would ...
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MacBook boots automatically when opening lid. Feature or problem?

When my 13" Retina MacBook running Yosemite is powered off and I open the lid, it immediately starts booting up... without pressing the power button. Is this a new feature (maybe part of Yosemite) or ...
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Mid 2010 Macbook Pro 13" sudden shutdown with no errors

I have a mid 2010 Macbook Pro 13" 2.66 GHz with 2x4GB of Crucial RAM and the original 320GB HDD. For about a year and a half now my laptop would suddenly shutdown with a click sound. It first only did ...
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Remove my full name from startup screen

Whenever I open the computer the login screen shows up with my account picture and full name. Is there any way to remove it or replace it with the account name or something like that?
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Mouse and Keyboard on MacBook Air mid 2009 don't work partially

My MacBook Air mid 2009 worked for 3 months without any problems on Yosemite. Two days ago the built in mouse stopped working along with the built-in keyboard. Right after it woke up from sleep mode ...
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Why is my rMBP drawing twice as much power as my friend's when idle?

Mine is late 2012 and has 8GB RAM. His is late 2014 and has 16GB RAM. Both have an SSD (although of different size) and both are running Yosemite. We set the brightness to 6 pips each and turn off ...
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Why does my dock keep moving back to my other monitor?

I have a larger, external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro and have arranged it such that the dock is in the external monitor (via System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement, by dragging the white ...
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Restore libxml2 to Yosemite

Ok, so here is the deal. I was working on two projects at the same time and I mistakenly: rm -rf /usr/lib/libxml2.2.dylib I have another copy of libxml2 thankfully (the other project, homebrew ...
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Yosemite 10.10.2 no longer detecting external display on 2014 macbook air

I have an Apple mini displayport to VGA adapter connected to an older Samsung SyncMaster 906BW. First time I plugged it in everything was working just fine extending my desktop as expected. Yosemite ...
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Yosemite login freeze after sleep

I've seen several threads to this effect, but none that have resolved my issues with logging in successfully after sleep for a relatively long time, or after working with an external monitor, then ...
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macbook air won't function

My Macbook air has OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on it. There was a software update notification for it so I proceeded with the upgrade. After installation the computer restarted and during restart it went ...
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Macbook pro retina: conditions to enter standby

I've just read this apple support article about standby mode. I found it interesting that bluetooth peripherals are listed as something that will prevent the macbook from entering full standby ...
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MacBook Pro Late-2013 SD card reader not loading cards after 10.10.2 update

In my Macbook Pro 15inch, late 2013, the SD card reader doesn't work after installing Yosemite 10.10.2. Doesn't load cards at all. Tried to blow out slot, fiddling with switches inside port, nothing. ...
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Login takes a while to show up on my Lock screen

Okay so whenever my screen locks after like some time of not using my mac, i pressed Enter. And it took a while for the login screen to show up again.So the screen was basically pitch black with just ...
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Can you upgrade the RAM in the latest MacBook Airs if you ship them to Apple themselves?

I know that RAM is soldered onto the mainboard on the latest MacBook Airs, which makes a DIY upgrade apparently impossible. But would Apple do it instead though? The guy at the Apple Store told me ...
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MBP crashing after wake from long sleep after Yosemite Install

Since I updated to Yosemite my mid-2012 MBP crashes when I open the lid after a long sleep. I have read numerous posts about other users experiencing the same issue, but all of their solutions have ...
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MacBook Pro does not go into sleep mode after upgrading to Yosemite

I have a MacBook Pro 13″ and after I had upgraded to Yosemite the device does't go in sleep mode when I want it (anything is disconnected from the device). I went to energy power savings to change my ...
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Why my MacBook Pro is so slow?

I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (MacBook Pro 9,2). Few years ago I was using previous versions of Mac OS X, and it was a great experience. I've found it delicious OS for personal use. Today I use ...
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Driver issues Windows 8.1 Pro on Late 2011 MBP

I installed Windows 8.1 pro on my late 2011 mbp and now I'm having issues with audio and display drivers. I can't get the audio to work at all. I have tried updating the drivers and reinstalling them, ...
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Connect 2 monitors to Macbook Pro 2012

I own a 2012 Macbook Pro with Core i7, 1GB Nvidia Graphics, 8GB RAM and 1 TB HDD. I want to connect 2 external monitors to it using the thunderbolt port because thats the only port I have. It doesn't ...
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Changing MacBook Pro text bubble colors?

How can I change my MacBook's iMessage text bubbles different colors?
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MacBook Air's battery doesn't charge, Service Battery state, but only 400 cycles

Yesterday everything was fine with the battery in my MacBook Air 13'' 2012 (2 years old). It was lasting for 4-5 hours like new. Today, all of a sudden, the battery has stopped charging at all (I have ...
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Trackpad Issues - Should I let them prevent me from upgrading to Yosemite?

My MacBook (Retina, Mid 2012) currently has issues with its trackpad based on water damage earlier in the year - from time to time, the mouse pointer flicks around uncontrollably (although at other ...
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Cannot clean-install OS Yosemite 10.10 “File system verify or repair failed”

MacBook Pro 13 Mid 2012 (Core i5 2500 Mhz/13.3"/1280x800/4096Mb) with SSD Samsung MZ-7KE512BW I had to replace my hard drive, now I have an SSD. I've been trying to install (any possible) operating ...
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External 4K monitor shows wrong resolution

I bought a Philips 288P6 4k-monitor and plugged it to my Retina MacBook Pro 15". For a few days it worked just great. When selecting Scaled instead of Best for Display, it gave me the retina style ...
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How do I change the Apple ID on iPhoto?

I gave my Macbook Pro to my partner, after reinstalling OSx on the laptop. My info was deleted by me before reinstalling the OS, but my Apple ID still shows up in iPhoto.
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Can't run Python script from anywhere, even after PATH variable was edited?

I was trying to set up my Mac to run custom Python scripts from anywhere without having to type python [script.py] or the explicit file path. The script is called "testscript". I put the script in ...
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What keeps waking my Mac up from sleep?

My Mac constantly wakes itself up from sleep for apparently no reason. Middle of the night, middle of that day, it just can't stay asleep. Why? I ran pmset with the following results: [redacted]:~ ...
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messed up screen sharing

I am screen sharing from an iMac 10.6.8 looking at a MacBook Pro 10.8. Quite often, but not always, the shared screen looks like this on my iMac. (This image is anonymized.) So there is the real ...
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Mid 2010 MacBook Pro and Thunderbolt display

Is there a way to use Thunderbolt display with mid 2010 MacBook Pro that only has a Mini DisplayPort (i.e. no Thunderbolt)? I understand that Thunderbolt displays are officially supposed to work only ...
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Moving iPhoto to external drive on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) with 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

I bought a Seagate external HD 500gb with my Mac. Recently started using Photoshop and Lightroom, which take up a ton of space. I was thinking of moving my entire iPhoto to the Seagate to free up ...
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My macbook's little light doesn't went off but after 5 minutes it starts to blink, is it normal?

Why does my macbook pro when I put it in sleep it the little light doesn't went off - just on but after like 5 minutes it starts to blink like normal? Is it normal? One of my teacher said that my hard ...
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SSD or upgrade RAM (slow hard drive)

I have a late 2012 MacBook Pro (13" baseline model), and it has served me well, but in the last few months it has been very slow. I'm pretty sure it's the hard drive that's slow, because I have tried ...
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creating new folders requires password

I am being asked for a password every time I create a folder. The folder is read only. I have tried to repair permissions and put a code in terminal. Neither has worked.
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How can I find out the temperature of my Macbook Pro?

Is there a built-in way to find out the temperature of my Macbook Pro?
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Can I upgrade my VMware 6.0.3 without losing my data? I already upgraded to Yosemite

I have VMWare Fusion 6.0.3 and I upgraded to Yosemite. Oops. I can't open VM because its not a compatible version. Can I still upgrade the VM without losing my data?? I really need to NOT lose my ...
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How do I re-install Mavericks on rMBP without wiping drive?

I recently updated my 2014 Retina MacBook Pro to Yosemite, and there are major video issues. I want to do a clean install of Mavericks, but I don't want to erase the drive, as there's nearly 1TB of ...
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IP address assignment issue [duplicate]

The problem is that I have a Macbook that keeps telling me another computer is using it's IP address. I normally don't have a problem with this as I'd either restart the computer, or router and it ...
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How do I put my macbook back into case-insensitive?

Recently wiped my macbook due to a virus, and apparently I wasn't reading things clearly because I managed to end up in 'case-sensitive' mode [mode?] which evidently means I cannot install League of ...
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Why do I have to double click right mouse button to get the pop-up menu

It happens after I get a new macbook for work. This is a Macbook Pro(Retina, 2012) with OS X Yosemite. I created a new user, and checked 'click or tap with two fingers' for the 'Secondary click'. ...
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USB drive works only in one port

I have an old Kingston 2 GB USB flash drive. I believe it was bought in 2006. When I plug it into the right hand side USB port of a 2012 retina MacBook Pro, nothing happens. When I plug it into the ...